Menlo-Atherton Athletics Varsity Football

  • Overall Record: 4 - 0
  • Conference Record: 4 - 0

Head Coach: Chris Saunders



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Menlo-Atherton in top form

Menlo-Atherton in top form By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff M-A junior Jalen Moss celebrates a first-quarter touchdown reception in the Bears’ 36-20 victory over Half Moon Bay at Coach Parks Field in Atherton Friday night. photo by Robert W. Dahlberg Menlo-Atherton didn’t seem to miss Troy Franklin for very long. The M-A Bears (1-0) may have

Anthony Waller, C/O ’19, makes UCLA’s football squad

Anthony Waller, M-A grad from the Class of 2019, has earned a spot on the UCLA Bruins football team. Waller was part of the 2018 state champion football team at M-A as a placekicker, and also was a Three-Sport athlete (football, wrestling, baseball) all 4 years of high school. He was honored as our Senior

Austin May, a 2020 Menlo-Atherton High School graduate, hopes to help University of Florida football Austin May, a 2020 Menlo-Atherton High School graduate, hopes to help University of Florida football By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff Oct 13, 2020 Having been born and spending his formative years in Colorado, 2020 Menlo-Atherton graduate Austin May has always wanted to be part of the Denver Broncos. To try to achieve his

Kiwanis gives $5,000 donation to M-A Football No Christmas tree lot for Menlo Park Kiwanis for the first time in 50 years by Linda Hubbard on October 7, 2020 For the first time in 50 years the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club will not be operating its Christmas Tree lot due to a variety of circumstances, according to the Club. One reason is that Stanford University

Fall Conditioning & Sports Physicals

Fall conditioning will resume in mid-September, exact date is still TBA. IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN FALL CONDITIONING OR TRYOUTS FOR ANY TEAM, ATHLETES MUST BE CLEARED ON SPORTSNET. Students must have a physical examination before tryouts begin. E-visit or tele-medicine physical exams WILL be accepted, but the doctor’s note must state when the tele-visit happened

Athletes of the Year: Sarah Marks & Justin Anderson

Congratulations to our senior Athletes of the Year, Sarah Marks and Justin Anderson. Sarah and Justin were presented with this high honor at M-A’s Senior Awards Night, which was done virtually on June 2nd. Sarah was a 2-Sport athlete, excelling at both Tennis and Track & Field. In Tennis, she won a league title all

M-A hires Chris Saunders as varsity football coach

M-A Hires Chris Saunders as Varsity Football Coach ATHERTON, CA — March 3, 2020 —Menlo-Atherton High School Athletic Directors Paul Snow and Steven Kryger are proud to announce the hiring of Chris Saunders as the new head coach of the varsity football team. While new to Menlo-Atherton, Saunders is a Bay Area native who has

CCS Junior of the Year TROY FRANKLIN, MENLO-ATHERTON Prep2Prep 2019 CCS Football Honors Menlo-Atherton’s Troy Franklin is the Prep2Prep CCS Junior of the Year. (Courtesy of PierrePierre Productions) CCS Junior of the Year TROY FRANKLIN, MENLO-ATHERTON ETHAN KASSEL Prep2Prep Senior Contributor Everyone knew the ball was going to Troy Franklin. He knew it, his teammates knew it, the Wilcox players and coaching staff

Getting her kicks

Getting her kicks Menlo-Atherton senior makes her mark on the football field and with program she launched in support of foster kids by Rick Radin / Almanac Laila Thompson-Wainer follows through on a kick during football practice at Menlo-Atherton High School. Photo by Sammy Dallal/The Almanac   Many of us spent our high school years